EXTERNAL AI Index: ASA 20/20/96
16 May 1996
Further information on UA 39/96 (ASA 20/06/96, 16 February 1996) and follow-up
(ASA 20/14/96, 25 March 1996) - Death Penalty
INDIA Gantela Vijayavardhana Rao, aged 25
Satuluri Chalapathi Rao, aged 24
Amnesty International has learned that the Supreme Court hearing concerning
the death sentences passed by the High Court on Gantela Vijayavardhana Rao
and Satuluri Chalapathi Rao, which took place on 2 April, was adjourned. The
appeal is expected to come up for final hearing in July 1996.
No further action by the UA Network is requested at present. Thank you to
all who sent appeals.